QA Assistant

Contract, Maternity Cover
Kent, UK
Posted 5 days ago

We have a new position with a well known and highly respected Fresh Produce company – They are looking for a QA Assistant for a Maternity Cover – It will be a 1 year contract.

The QA Assistant will deal with fruit quality and labelling issues as they occur, carrying out tests and checks and ensure any failures are documented appropriate

Principle Accountabilities

  • Ensure that all packing area Standard Operating Procedures are being followed as required.
  • Assist with the development of new packing processes and quality management procedures.
  •  To support operations teams and other departments where required.
  •  To carry out sample preparation process and assist Technical team when required.
  •  To have a comprehensive understanding of customer specifications and packing requirements.
  •  To liaise with production management and ensure that all procedures are being followed as required and all staff trained appropriately.
  •  To support QA manager and QA supervisors where required.
  •  To ensure that packed product is within customer specifications and complete required positive realise checks.
  •  To complete Intake quality assessments when required and send reports to suppliers daily.
  •  Other ad hoc duties as required

Person Specification 

  • Evidence of extensive experience working in a comparable role, preferably within the soft fruit industry
  • Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges
  •  Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion
  • Well developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees
  •  Good interpersonal skills and well developed leadership and management skills
  •  Creativity
  •  Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate
  •  Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
  • Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests
  • Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk aware approach
  • Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required
  • Very good organisational skills
  • Good IT skills including experience of Word and Excel

Please contact Frank or Georgina to discuss the role and your experience on 01273 720599. Please send over a CV to (*not or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company

Job Features

Job CategoryQA Assistant, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Quality Controller
TypeMaternity Cover
Job NumberFM44

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